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mobs paddyvia Google

My Alto car has company fitted Goodyear tyres of 2009. Except the spare tyre, all the running tyres have generated minor cracks on side wall in complete ring format. Car has completed 25000kms of running. Should I immediately change tyres ? If yes which brand to buy.??

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Hi,

Tyre rubber can show signs of cracking after it has aged. Minor cracking should not be an major issue if the cracks do not run deep into the carcass of the tyre. Most likely the cracks in your tyre will be superficial and you might not need to replace tyres ungently. Read this arlicle to know more- http://tyres.cardekho.com/news/factors-that-cause-tyre-cracks-and-how-to-prevent-it/

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Jagadhish Chvia Facebook

My bike tyre has developed small cracks which is only seen when keenly observed. What should i do? It's a new bike just one year completed.

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Hi Jagadhish,

The tyres develop small cracks when they get a bit old, this is very common. There is nothing to worry about if the cracks are not deep. External elements like sunlight, chemicals on road, heat contributes to the drying on rubber which eventually shows up as cracks. To Know more about it read this- Factors that cause Tyre Cracks and how to prevent it?

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Vijay Khoslavia Facebook

HONDA CITY 2009 MODEL 1.5SMT ORIGINALLY FITTED TYRES- MRF TREADING DEPTH OF THE TYRES IS YET OK BUT FINE CRACKS HAVE DEVELOPED AT PLACES. DISTANCE COVERED SO FAR 28650 KMS.

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Hi Vijay,

Yes, micro crack start to appear when tyre gets old. However, there is nothing to worry about if the cracks are not deep. This kind of crack are most likely to appear if the vehicle is driven less often and the tyres are exposed to environmental elements. To know more about this read Factors that cause tyre cracks and how to prevent it?

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